Fire and smoke outside game room sends boy to hospital
DANVILLE – An ember from a wood-burning heater caught part of an East Front Street game room on fire, and sent a teenager to Geisinger Medical Center for smoke inhalation.
Justin Hunter, 16, of Danville, was sent to Geisinger after he and Joe Notargiacomo, 17, of Danville, attempted to control the fire before firefighters arrived. They were both in the game room playing pool when the fire started. Phil Hunter, Justin’s father and the owner of the property, expects his son to recover, saying that the smoke aggravated his asthma. Joe was unhurt. The game room is located in a garage on the property of 634 East Front Street.Continued ...
School bus slides off road this morning in Montour County
VALLEY TWP. — Fourteen vo-tech students were taken to a hospital after their bus slid off icy Klein Road and overturned Tuesday.Continued ...
No library rules: Program encourages singing, dancing
DANVILLE — It’s a time when kids are encouraged not to be still.Continued ...
Police: Nurse failed to document painkillers
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger Medical Center registered nurse failed to document drugs for patients 16 times, wasting of medications 81 times and obtained medications for patients five times in the absence of a doctor’s order and once after a patient was discharged, according to police.Continued ...
Police chiefs: Lock car doors, thwart thieves
MAHONING TWP. — Police officers in the region are reminding locals to lock their car doors after a series of thefts from vehicles.Continued ...
Students donate nearly 200 boxes of gifts to needy families
DANVILLE – Students at St. Joseph School smashed their previous donation records for Operation Christmas Child, which sends Christmas gifts to needy families arond the world.
Students were tasked with filling a shoe box with gifts, including toys and school supplies, to send to children located in poor towns around America as well as third-world countries. Students could label the box as being for a boy or a girl and whether it was appropriate for ages 2 through 4, 5 through 9 or 10 through 14.Continued ...
Danville homeowners prepare for Iron Heritage Festival holiday tour visitors
DANVILLE — Six homes plus the Montgomery House Museum will be part of this year’s holiday house tour sponsored by the Iron Heritage Festival Committee.Continued ...
Proceeds benefit the Iron Heritage Festival.
Community Thanksgiving meal at St. Joseph turns 30
DANVILLE — This year marks a milestone for the annual Thanksgiving dinner sponsored by St. Joseph Church and the Knights of the Columbus.Continued ...
- Fire and smoke outside game room sends boy to hospital